Applicant Information
Personal Essay
Please describe in 1,000-2,000 words the following:
  • How does the mission of Heritage University inspire you to want to earn a college degree?
  • Heritage students are known for working hard in order to achieve their dreams - tell us about a time in your life where you worked hard for something important and how that shaped who you are now.
  • Describe one idea you have that could improve the Yakima Valley that you would be able to accomplish after graduating from Heritage.
Please upload document as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The system is unable to open a google doc.
To-Do Checklist
Selection Process
This award is stackable with any need-based aid that you may qualify to receive, up to your maximum cost of attendance. (*Current and former students are not eligible.)

Semi-Finalists may be invited to Heritage University for in-person interviews, which will be used to select the recipients.

Finalists will be determined based on the applicant's essay, grades and application materials.

Applications must be received by February 14, 2020 at 8:00 pm. 

Finalists will be notified in March.

Any questions? Please contact
the Office of Admissions.

Call 509-865-8508 or email

*This scholarship may not be combined with any other Heritage University full ride scholarships.